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Grade 6 Statistics & Probability Review (Grade 6)

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Grade 6 Statistics & Probability Review

1. 
The city tracked the amount of waste that was recycled from 2000 to 2007. "In which year was the least amount recycled?" is a good example of a statistical question about the situation.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Select each question that represents a statistical question.

Select ALL that apply.
  1. How many days are in the month of May?
  2. What grade did you earn on your math test?
  3. What time do sixth students arrive at school?
  4. What percentage of students play an instrument?
  5. What was the average math test grade for the class?
3. 
What is the shape of the data shown on the bar graph?
Bar Graph 2
  1. symmetrical
  2. not symmetrical
4. 
Which term best describes the data represented by the number 7 on the line plot?
Line Plot 3
  1. gap
  2. peak
  3. cluster
5. 
Which is a measure of center for a data set?
  1. mean
  2. interquartile range
6. 
The difference between the largest and smallest numbers in a set of data is called the
  1. mean.
  2. mode.
  3. range.
  4. median.
7. 
Which line plot correctly shows the listed data?

[math]7, 2, 5, 9, 7, 1, 3, 5, 2, 7, 2, 9, 1, 7, 7 [/math]
  1. Line Plot 4
  2. Line Plot 2
  3. Line Plot 1
  4. Line Plot 3
8. 
The graph shows student quiz scores, in percentages (%), on a vocabulary quiz. How many students, in all, took the quiz?
Histogram 1
  1. 26
  2. 28
  3. 76
  4. 100
9. 
The graph shows student quiz scores, in percentages (%), on a biology quiz. How many students scored at least 91%?
Histogram 3
  1. 8
  2. 9
  3. 10
  4. 11
10. 
A math teacher records student test scores. The box plot shows the results.
Box Plot 3
What is the range?
  1. 20 points
  2. 30 points
  3. 40 points
  4. 60 points
11. 
The box plots compare employee salaries, in thousands of dollars, at two companies.
Box Plot 5
What percent of employees at company B earn $24,000 or less?
  1. 0%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%
  5. 100%
12. 
The line plot shows the number of pets that live in each house on Water Street. How many houses are there on Water Street?
Line Plot 2
  1. 0
  2. 6
  3. 10
  4. 15
13. 
Bar Graph 7

The graph shows the distances students live from Union School. About how many students attend the school?
  1. 250
  2. 290
  3. 340
  4. 380
14. 
Bart is collecting data on sunflower growth. He records the height, in inches, of his sunflower each day. Which best describes the type of data Bart is collecting?
  1. numerical data
  2. categorical data
15. 
The test results on a math exam were:

77, 66, 70, 83, 88, 64, 93 and 99.

What is the median test score?
  1. 70
  2. 82
  3. 86
  4. 80
16. 
Consider the list of golf scores:

71, 68, 72, 79, 80, 77, 84, 70, 92

What is a median, mean, and range for the set?
  1. median=77, mean=77, range=24
  2. median=80, mean=78, range=22
  3. median=81, mean=77, range=23
17. 
For this set of data: 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, which statement is true?
  1. mean = mode
  2. median = mode
  3. mean = median
  4. mean < median
18. 
Find the range and the first and third quartiles for the data set.

26, 27, 73, 78, 57, 46, 90
  1. Range = 64 First quartile = 27 Third quartile = 78
  2. Range = 90 First quartile = 57 Third quartile = 78
  3. Range = 57 First quartile = 27 Third quartile = 78
  4. Range = 64 First quartile = 78 Third quartile = 27
19. 
Which statement is true for the data shown on the line plots?
Line Plot A:Line Plot 1 Line Plot B:Line Plot 3
  1. Both line plots have the same mode.
  2. Both line plots have the same range.
  3. Both line plots have the same mean.
  4. Both line plots have the same median.
20. 
Sophie's softball coach records the number of runs earned by each player over the course of a season on the line plot shown.
Line Plot 4
Which is the better measure of center for the data?
  1. mean
  2. median

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